We’re here for you during the pandemic and putting together resources on activities you can do that involve more than just staring at a screen (because there’s a lot of that right now). We’re making an effort to find groups that might be connecting online, but are then using that connection to engage in a real-world activity – together. The first round-up in the series was about making music, here’s some suggestions on how you can cook along with others;
Jason Atherton the ‘Chef’s Chef of the Year’ has been posting his cooking from his kitchen on his Instagram Live feed so you can watch the pro at work, while attempting to follow along too.
Doctor’s Kitchen does live cook-a-longs most nights on Instagram and varies the recipes and skill level so you can all have a go. Get children and teenagers in your house cooking too!
Jack Monroe, aka the Bootstrap Cook famous for store-cupboard and budget recipes, has been answering vital cooking cooking questions on Twitter about how we all cope with reduced ingredients on offer in the shops, using the hashtag #JackMonroesLockdownLarder.
My Primrose Hill Kitchen beautifully displays ingredients and finished recipes side by side in the feed so you’re completely clear what you need and how the finished dish will look. Nearly all the recipes use basic store-cupboard ingredients, and offer suggestions for substitutions if you can’t get hold of exactly the right stuff.
If you’re a fan of Queer Eye you’ll love Quar Eye: Cooking Lessons in Quarantine from Antoni Porowski who delivers daily cooking lessons with his usual pearls of wisdom “Chicken Soup For The Soul(cially distanced)” anyone?
Keep checking back as we’ll update this post with new cooking and food activities as we find them!